Best-Reviewed Horror Movies 2017

It’s probably no surprise that Get Out tops 2017’s list of best-reviewed Horror films, but not far behind you’ll find a nice variety that includes a remixed classic, a post-apocalyptic freak-out, and a dark slasher comedy.

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017. Scores might change over time.

#1

Get Out (2017)
98%

#1
Adjusted Score: 114.737%
Critics Consensus: Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride.
Synopsis: Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend... [More]
Directed By: Jordan Peele

#2

It (2017)
85%

#2
Adjusted Score: 101.324%
Critics Consensus: Well-acted and fiendishly frightening with an emotionally affecting story at its core, It amplifies the horror in Stephen King's classic story without losing touch with its heart.
Synopsis: New Line Cinema's horror thriller "IT," directed by Andy Muschietti ("Mama"), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel... [More]
Directed By: Andy Muschietti

#3
#3
Adjusted Score: 97.488%
Critics Consensus: It Comes at Night makes lethally effective use of its bare-bones trappings while proving once again that what's left unseen can be just as horrifying as anything on the screen.
Synopsis: Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults follows his incredible debut feature... [More]
Directed By: Trey Edward Shults

#4

Prevenge (2017)
91%

#4
Adjusted Score: 93.952%
Critics Consensus: As ambitious as it is daringly transgressive, Prevenge should thrill fans of pitch-black horror-comedy -- and open untold opportunities for writer/director/star Alice Lowe.
Synopsis: A pitch black, wryly British comedy from the mind of Alice Lowe, "Prevenge" follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a... [More]
Directed By: Alice Lowe

#5
#5
Adjusted Score: 93.344%
Critics Consensus: The Devil's Candy playfully subverts horror tropes while serving up more than enough stylish thrills to satisfy genre enthusiasts.
Synopsis: An artist and his family think they've moved into the house of their dreams, but when he is possessed by... [More]
Directed By: Sean Byrne

Tag Cloud

comedies screenings nbcuniversal 72 Emmy Awards Sundance psycho San Diego Comic-Con revenge chucky witnail versus spy thriller Tomatazos australia Captain marvel japanese crime drama AMC Cannes ABC Family space Netflix YA HBO canceled composers casting Rock comics asian-american discovery The Purge WGN Amazon child's play IFC Films Winners obituary Comic Book Musical cancelled ghosts Disney GoT Reality Summer Year in Review Marathons zombie Watching Series BAFTA Pride Month Fox Searchlight cancelled TV shows Black History Month The CW The Academy Academy Awards Lucasfilm Podcast based on movie screen actors guild nature RT21 Interview Logo TruTV Photos thriller Sci-Fi Cosplay Marvel DC streaming service blockbuster boxoffice SDCC dragons Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 2017 Nat Geo sitcom Premiere Dates Paramount Network History Food Network what to watch Spectrum Originals television Extras Crunchyroll Certified Fresh Ghostbusters quibi streaming Discovery Channel DC Comics franchise Song of Ice and Fire Dark Horse Comics films Crackle Infographic halloween A24 Disney Channel latino singing competition Box Office 2016 A&E award winner parents Sneak Peek Martial Arts Apple Acorn TV technology spider-man spanish hist Biopics sequels TCM TV Land travel dramedy TCA Winter 2020 Kids & Family satire OneApp psychological thriller disaster Tarantino Thanksgiving 45 festival video cooking 2018 Schedule OWN romantic comedy movie First Reviews Peacock nfl spinoff Best and Worst Walt Disney Pictures Tubi Pop Chernobyl mockumentary Super Bowl crime thriller Shudder Creative Arts Emmys talk show criterion 71st Emmy Awards Christmas joker Countdown Fantasy diversity Lifetime Christmas movies critics Superheroes Nominations IFC free movies DGA TIFF cults Travel Channel finale football emmy awards animated YouTube Red Columbia Pictures toy story CBS All Access police drama Polls and Games werewolf YouTube BET Awards Funimation Awards christmas movies war Apple TV+ Animation rotten movies we love Drama Mudbound DirecTV comic Lifetime die hard Universal X-Men Superheroe 2019 medical drama Rocketman dceu Holidays Disney streaming service Sundance TV festivals TBS Character Guide Sundance Now TV renewals Mary Tyler Moore period drama worst Amazon Prime Video game of thrones Freeform toronto Epix Western scary movies documentary sag awards Star Wars Set visit ITV SundanceTV MCU Paramount Opinion classics BET Mary poppins Vudu cancelled television HBO Max PlayStation Shondaland Black Mirror President HBO Go anime Anna Paquin indie hollywood reviews Pet Sematary Reality Competition stop motion Netflix Christmas movies slashers richard e. Grant ESPN Starz Tumblr Fall TV Lionsgate dogs Hulu serial killer cats Music TNT golden globes Comics on TV BBC Action video on demand VH1 fast and furious laika ABC Marvel Studios The Witch Turner harry potter science fiction spanish language Teen children's TV TV french social media MTV 24 frames CMT FX GLAAD Elton John true crime Election RT History Disney Plus Pirates Winter TV breaking bad USA Mary Poppins Returns justice league El Rey TCA Awards Avengers stand-up comedy Grammys renewed TV shows foreign Red Carpet Spike Esquire best Sony Pictures VOD robots theme song Cartoon Network CBS Toys romance Brie Larson E3 Nickelodeon aliens FX on Hulu rotten Stephen King zombies mutant New York Comic Con Pixar Endgame PaleyFest Marvel Television See It Skip It facebook hispanic worst movies APB E! NBC PBS docudrama vampires Classic Film Warner Bros. name the review cancelled TV series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina teaser unscripted Bravo 2020 crossover Disney+ Disney Plus Film archives CNN venice Quiz sequel National Geographic TCA 2017 twilight binge Rom-Com Emmys historical drama supernatural green book jamie lee curtis natural history MSNBC indiana jones The Walking Dead politics scorecard Britbox Syfy mission: impossible Country Hallmark Amazon Prime Hallmark Christmas movies miniseries universal monsters sports Heroines Amazon Studios Mystery reboot Oscars remakes Spring TV directors Trophy Talk game show Calendar elevated horror blaxploitation BBC One DC Universe political drama Comedy Central all-time stoner series dark halloween tv biography The Arrangement LGBTQ Ellie Kemper italian Valentine's Day adaptation GIFs book Baby Yoda cops Trailer Ovation YouTube Premium Arrowverse Family Musicals First Look Showtime transformers comiccon cinemax documentaries FXX ratings SXSW Holiday Rocky Television Academy dc WarnerMedia Mindy Kaling south america movies batman independent crime anthology Video Games strong female leads TCA Film Festival Women's History Month news Awards Tour FOX Apple TV Plus 4/20 USA Network a nightmare on elm street CW Seed BBC America Binge Guide TLC Adult Swim Hear Us Out Horror Writers Guild of America Masterpiece zero dark thirty American Society of Cinematographers Fox News 21st Century Fox Turner Classic Movies Trivia doctor who superhero NYCC 20th Century Fox concert adventure Television Critics Association Star Trek Emmy Nominations 007 LGBT cartoon Pop TV Comedy tv talk canceled TV shows VICE cars 2015 spain kids